VDOT News - Northern Virginia



Ellen Kamilakis 703-259-2220

Jennifer McCord 703-259-1779


Aug. 17, 2016

Afternoon rush hour to be impacted; expect delays and heavy local traffic

FAIRFAX—On Friday, Aug. 19, from 2 - 6 p.m., motorists can expect road closures and delays of up to 90 minutes while 1,500 motorcycles and support vehicles travel from the Maryland / Virginia line in Loudoun County to the Pentagon as part of the America’s 9 / 11 Ride.

State and local police will escort the riders.

The route:

  • Route 15 south to Leesburg;
  • Route 7 bypass;
  • Dulles Greenway;
  • Dulles Toll Road (ramp closures from Route 28 onto eastbound Dulles Toll Road);
  • Dulles Connector Road;
  • Interstate 66 (entrance ramp closures from Interstate 495, Sycamore Street, North Glebe Road, Lee Highway, and North Lynn Street);
  • Route 110 to the Pentagon.

Drivers are advised to use alternate routes and expect heavier than normal traffic on local roads.

Overhead message signs will alert motorists to expect delays from noon - 6 p.m.

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